Basil to be sworn in as MP today
Senior Presidential Advisor Basil Rajapaksa is
due to take oaths before Speaker W.J.M. Lokubandara today as a UPFA
National List MP. He will fill the vacancy created by the demise of
Irrigation Minister and UPFA National list MP Anwar Ismail.
No subsidy slash
Leader of the House, Minister Nimal Siripala de
Silva yesterday told Parliament that the Government will not slash
the Samurdhi subsidy or any other subsidies.